Herbs against the spring fatigue

Spring always begins with spring fatigue. But which herbs really help? Is there an ideal tea for the spring fatigue?

Finally, the days are getting longer, you can hear the birds chirping again. The first signs of spring are here and so are the first spring herbs. If there were not this constant spring fatigue. With the following herbs you can fight well against the spring fatigue.

Herbs against the spring fatigue

For thousands of years people have trusted the nettle. It is versatile and a marvel of ingredients, it contains it contains histamine, formic acid, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, etc. These act well against the spring fatigue, as they increase the body’s defenses. In addition, nettle helps against inflammatory bowel disease, urinary tract infections, high blood pressure and supports the prostate.

The dandelion root is considered a tonic and helps against all weakness states to bring the body back into swing. The dandelion root strengthens the kidneys, the liver, the pancreas, the spleen, the intestine and the stomach and also helps to remove toxins from the body. In addition, dandelion works laxative and in case of skin problems.

The healing power of mint

From our kitchen, it is hard to imagine the mint. There are countless species and they can be used to spice up food or to refine long drinks. Often it is forgotten that she has great healing effects. In my contribution today I have put together something about the healing properties of mint, also you will find a delicious mint lemon balm syrup recipe.

The mint – an all-rounder
Originally the peppermint came from the far east to us. Since the 17th century, it has been used in a wide variety of diseases. The mint species belong to the mint family. Ackerminze is common almost throughout Europe. The ‘real peppermint’, however, grows exclusively in cultures. From other mints, the peppermint differs in particular by their high menthol content and the taste reminiscent of pepper. Healing in the plant leaves, from which the mint oil is obtained. The pure mint oil differs significantly from the essential mint oil in its healing effect.


Used externally, pure mint oil relieves local pain, such as headache and neuralgic pain. Achieves success in colds by inhaling with the essential peppermint oil through. People who often suffer from headaches should rub their temples with peppermint oil or mint oil.
Even with muscle pain or heavy legs by standing too long or sports the freshness of the mint acts by rubbing, for example with a rapeseed oil-peppermint oil mixture. This is refreshing, cooling and soothing.
Internally, it also has an analgesic and antispasmodic effect. In addition, the mint oil with its by-products triggers a bile-promoting effect, brings gallstone colic or caused by bile galling pain to subside and intestinal spasms and intestinal inflammation. The field mint is used for this.

Traditional Medicine

In the folk medicine one finds in addition a tea against high blood pressure and against irregular heart activity: 100 g peppermint leaves, 100 g chamomile, 50 g yarrow, 50 g anise seeds, 50 g fennel and 50 g caraway. Take 1 teaspoon of this mixture for 1 cup in the infusion and drink 2 to 3 cups a day at the same time.

Mint is of course as an oil in a variety of homemade products from my blog inside. So you can find them, for example, in a homemade mouthwash, as an aid against pregnancy sickness.

Basil herb from the supermarket

Basil is now one of the most popular culinary herbs. Less known is its healing properties. In my contribution today I would like to draw the bow on the versatile use of basil. Let’s take a look from basil tincture to basil oil.

Basil – medicinal herb
Everyone knows basil that they sprinkle over tomatoes with mozzarella. In almost every supermarket you can now buy the plant in a pot. It is one of the mint family and flowers between June and September. There are innumerable types and variants of it. You can pull it well in the apartment or in the garden and terrace. The commercially available basil types are one-year-old.

Curative effect
Among the well-known properties of basil include: digestive, coughing, nerve-calming, sleep-inducing, sweaty. In addition, it works against migraines, nausea and headache.

May inhibit breast cancer: Latest studies indicate that Indian basil inhibits the spread of breast cancer. So far, positive results could be researched in experiments.



Pour one teaspoon of herb with 250 ml of boiling water and leave for 10 minutes. This tea acts as a sweat tea for colds and fever, stomach and constitutional problems, insomnia, menstrual cramps, bloating and cramps.

Application as sneezing powder from folk medicine

Dried and crushed, basil can be used as a support for the sense of smell after a chronic cold.

You use fresh basil and put it in a glass. This you then fill with grain. Close the jar and leave in a dry place for 8 days to 6 weeks. The longer you let the tincture go, the more intense it becomes. From the finished tincture you can then z. For example, take 1-2 teaspoons full or 20-60 drops 3 times a day. I have this tincture in my purse. It works great against migraines, headaches and if you have stomach problems.